Recently Rowan McDonnell released a video with all of the throws he has picked up over the years, totalling 80 different ways to throw a frisbee. Today, we are taking a look at his favorite 10 throws. These 10 represent the rarest and fan favorites of the bunch. Let’s start the countdown...
As April blends into May, club season tryouts have come around again. And over the course of the last few years, I have gotten pretty used to the entire process, both as a player and also as a captain. Here are some of my observations and tidbits of advice:
Ultimate is a non-contact, self-refereed team discipline played with a 175 gram flying disc. At each end of the playing field there is an end zone. Each team defends one endzone. They score a goal if one of their players catches the disc in the opposite end zone. There are 7 players per side and the field is 64 metres long (70 yards) and 37 m wide (40 yards) with 18 m endzones (25 yards). Click to read more about the rules of Ultimate frisbee.
Team chemistry can make or break a team regardless of the level of play. If you and your teammates can’t work well together on or off the field, your team’s season will be unpleasant, regardless of wins and losses. It’s urgent that from the beginning of the season till the end, you and your teammates are on the same page of what you want to accomplish. Here are a few principles to really focus on to create a positive team culture and chemistry. Click through to Read More
Pickup Ultimate can be some of the most fun games of Ultimate frisbee for some, and some of the most frustrating for others. The sport of Ultimate frisbee is one in which there are many levels of playing and countless rule formats to follow that you may never know what you’re getting yourself into when stepping onto a pickup field. This article will attempt to provide a quick guide for how to hold the most fun, welcoming, competitive, and enjoyable game that encourages playing at all levels.
Nick Foles is fresh off a Super Bowl win and we are happy for him. The touchdown grab he made showed that his hands are as good as his throws. What we are even more excited to hear though is that he loves...Click Read More
Throwing is essential to the game of Ultimate and Disc Golf for that matter. But exciting and unique throws make the game that much better. Below are the 10 Must Have Throws for Ultimate Frisbee by professional Ultimate player Rowan McDonnell of the Washington D.C. Breeze and coach of American University's Women's club team. Click through to read more.